Based in France, Denis Hirson has published a number of books that are informed by the memory of the apartheid years. White Scars was shortlisted for the 2007 Sunday Times Alan Paton Award. He is the editor of The Lava of this Land, an anthology of South African poetry and co-editor of The Heinemann Book of South African Short Stories. Denis will be launching his new novel, Lemon Street, at Open Book.
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